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Leading SAFe5.0 // (AKA: SAFe Agilist)

During this two-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale. You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. You’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions. Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succeed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe Agilist (SA). Attending the class prepares you to take the exam and become a certified SAFe Agilist (SA)

Learning Goals - To perform the role of a SAFe Agilist, you should be able to:

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in your enterprise
  • Recognize and apply a Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • Continuously explore, integrate, deploy, and release value
  • Empower with a Lean Portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of large solutions
  • Enhance your Lean-Agile leadership skills
  • Support a Lean-Agile transformation in your enterprise

Topics Covered

  • Introducing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Embracing a Lean-Agile Mindset
  • Understanding SAFe Principles
  • Experiencing Program Increment (PI) Planning
  • Exploring, Executing, and Releasing Value
  • Leading the Lean-Agile Enterprise
  • Empowering a Lean Portfolio
  • Building Large Solutions

The class registration includes:

  • Attendee workbook
  • Preparation and eligibility to take the SAFe 4 Agilist exam
  • One year membership to the SAFe Community Platform
  • Course certificate of completion

Attendees must attend both days of the course to be eligible for the exam.

Who Will Benefit - The following individuals will benefit from this course:

  • Executives and Leaders, Managers, Directors, CIOs, and VPs
  • Development, QA, and Infrastructure Management
  • Program and Project Managers
  • Product and Product Line Management
  • Portfolio Managers, PMO, and Process Leads
  • Enterprise, System, and Solution Architects

Prerequisites - All are welcome to attend the course, regardless of experience. However, the following prerequisites are highly recommended for those who intend to take the SAFe 4 Agilist (SA) certification exam:

  • 5+ years’ experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product, or project management
  • Experience in Scrum
  • Annual Renewal
  • Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned
  • Renewal fee: $100

Develop a skillset that’s in demand worldwide—and empower your enterprise to succceed in a disruptive marketplace—when you become a SAFe Agilist (SA). During this two-day course, you’ll learn the principles and practices of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), how to execute and release value through Agile Release Trains, and what it means to lead a Lean-Agile transformation at enterprise scale.

You will gain an understanding of the Lean-Agile mindset and why it’s so effective in today’s adapt-or-die marketplace. You’ll also get practical advice on supporting Agile teams and programs, empowering a Lean Portfolio, building a continuous delivery pipeline and DevOps culture, and coordinating large solutions.

Exam and certification summary:

Required course: Leading SAFe® Certification level: Core

Job role description/target audience: A Certified SAFe® Agilist (SA) is a Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe) enterprise leadership professional who is part of a Lean-Agile transformation.

Key areas of competency

  • Apply SAFe to scale Lean and Agile development in the enterprise
  • Apply Lean-Agile Mindset and principles
  • Plan and successfully execute Program Increments
  • Execute and release value through Agile Release Trains
  • Build an Agile portfolio with Lean-Agile budgeting
  • Exam prerequisite skills or knowledge

These skills and knowledge are highly recommended to successfully pass the exam:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, testing, business analysis, product or project management
  • Experience in Scrum

Exam requirements: The first step toward becoming a SAFe certified professional is to attend the Leading SAFe® course. This is a requirement, because attending the course provides access to all the study materials and the exam. Note that attending the course does not guarantee passing the exam.

Exam details

  • Exam name: SAFe® Agilist Exam
  • Exam format: Multiple choice
  • Exam delivery: Web-based (single-browser), closed book, no outside assistance, timed
  • Exam access: Candidates can access the exam within the SAFe Community Platform upon completion of the Leading SAFe® course
  • Exam duration: Once the exam begins, candidates have 90 minutes (1.5 hours) to complete the exam
  • Number of questions: 45
  • Passing score: 35 out of 45 (77% passing score)
  • Language: English
  • Exam cost: First exam attempt is included as part of the course registration fee if the exam is taken within 30 days of course completion. Each retake attempt costs $50.
  • Retake policy: Second attempt on exam (first retake) can be done immediately after first attempt. Third attempt requires a 10-day wait. Fourth attempt requires a 30-day wait. Contact support@scaledagile.com for any retake questions.
  • Exam study materials

The exam is designed to measure knowledge and skill related to the job role. We highly recommend candidates use a variety of resources to prepare for this exam including:

  • Course materials – The course materials are an essential artifact from the course and can be downloaded from the SAFe Community Platform. These materials can be used to refer back to the content that was presented during the class.
  • Study guide – This comprehensive guide details the job role and all resources related to the exam, including a detailed reading list. Access is available through the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform upon course completion.
  • Practice test – The practice test is designed to be predictive of success on the certification exam,* and it has the same number of questions, level of difficulty, and time duration. It is part of the Learning Plan in the SAFe Community Platform and can be taken an unlimited number of times at no cost. *This is not the actual exam, and passing it does not guarantee success on the certification exam.
  • Sample test – Download questions

What you get - Becoming a Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist requires an exceptional range of skills and is a career path for many servant leaders. Certification includes:

  • Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist PDF certificate
  • Certified SAFe® 4 Agilist digital badge to promote your accomplishment online
  • One-year membership to the SAFe Community Platform, which includes access to the SA Community of Practice
  • Access to Meetup groups and events that connect you with other SAFe certified professionals
  • A variety of learning resources to support you during your SAFe journey

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Omni3systems payment plan, 1-yr SAFe Mbrshp, Exam fee included, confirmed courses, 15 PDU, Workbook=PDF+H/C, Study-Guide/Study-Group, Multi-Cert Discount, We come to your site for groups/tailored private course

  • Payment Plan- because many folks are investing in their own career and paying out of their own pocket _$75 off if you register a friend into any class we offer _$75 scholarship if traveling > 100 miles

  • Top Instructor SPC5 Level - if you don't pass on the first try [in standard 30-day window], we split the retake fee _$75 off for each extra class you take with Omni3systems

  • From "Project" to "PRODUCT" Customer Centric, early/often Value Delivery, Small-Batch, Right Quality, per Learning Cycles

  • Inspired by so many: Dean Leffingwell, Drew Jemillo, Luke Hohman, Marty Cagan, Eric Ries, Don Reinertsen, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs,Yogi Berra, Edwards Deming, General Patton, Dantar Oosterwal, Kent Beck, Martin Fowler, Henry Ford, Ron Jeffries, Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland, Mike Cohn, Stephen Covey, Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, Mary & Tom Poppendieck, Henrik Kniberg, David Anderson,Taiichi Ohno, and more

  • SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) is # 1 agile scaling framework and is highly marketable; Takes you well beyond simple team-level such as CSM, CSPO, PSM, PSPO, PMI-ACP.etc. classes

  • Get the version 4.x SAFe cert now, and then at your convenience, follow the simple, free path to upgrade to version 5.0 any time in 2020. Version 4.x is supported until Jan 2021 - many will stay with that as base-line until company decides to switch

  • Cert options-Omni3 Inc. Scrum Master/Advanced [SSM/SASM], DevOPs [SDP], Prod Owner/Prod Mgr [POPM], Leading SAFe [SA], SAFe for Gov't [SGP], agile architecture [ARCH]

  • https://www.omni3systems.com

  • Great networking event into the lean-agile world – some unemployed students find jobs via my classes/network

  • 15 PDUs for all 2-days certs [22 for the 3-day] , PMI refers to agility as a "Game Changer" - be a part of it, at full-scale, with the #1 agile framework by far

  • Learn how your role/skills & strengths best translate into the modern world of lean-agile-DevOps, regardless of your current title and/or past roles/jobs

  • SAFe pre-read materials [optional] shared out prior to course, and study group set-up facilitated for after course to include discussion of sample test questions

  • Not an "Ivory Tower" Instructor. Dan, an active lean-agile-DevOps xform practitioner in Corporate America, brings real-life experience from 7+ industries, 20+ companies

Public Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/agiledaniel // Instructor: Daniel J. Miklusicak, Lean-Agile/SAFe Transformation Consultant & Instructor

Refund Policy/Terms and Conditions

1/2 refund with 14 days notice.
1/3 refund between 14 and 7 days notice.
no refund with less than 7 day notice, but in many cases may transfer to different class/another student

https://www.omni3systems.com

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